Phase I, II & III consisted of a fourteen floor (11,000 ft2 per floor) renovation at the Victoria Tower in downtown Regina. The renovation throughout every floor included extensive demolition and asbestos abatement for reconstruction and installation of new finishes for offices, washrooms, and elevator lobbies. Plumbing stack replacements, HVAC modifications, new lighting, data, and security upgrades were also included. As part of the modernization and code compliance, new standpipe was installed through the building and all floors sprinklered. The fire alarm system also underwent upgrades, and as a separate package a new generator and associated infrastructure was also installed by Westridge to support all life-safety and elevator backup power through the building. Through the course of construction, Westridge was involved with coordination and active participation in planning of tenant moves and swing space modifications. As the building was fully occupied, swing space was rented in multiple buildings and in phases to house the tenants while groups of floors went under renovation. Construction was planned around swing space lease commitments, and the construction schedule was altered as needed to suit tenant and owner requirements. Westridge implemented night shifts for noise impeding demolition work as to not disrupt occupied floors, and through open communication planned the work to minimize disruptions to ongoing building and tenant operations.
Mertz (MJ) Holdings Inc.